Steve & Sheri Russell's 2018 Ireland Cruise (Cont.)

As you're probably aware Steve & Sheri Russell are continuing with their cruise from West Wales across and over to Ireland. Their latest exploits are provided for as below. Cruise details as of 24th June 2018: The tour continued with brilliant sparkling motoring towards the Irish coast. And along the journey we were joined with the very best of company. When finally arriving in Kinsale we were surrounded by 20 yachts racing around the UK and Ireland. Their next stop was Barra. They all arrived in the night and we never heard a sound. I was tempted to dump all our cruising stuff on the pontoon and show them what a 1970's cruiser/racer could do but Sheri said we had a garden at Glengarriff to

BOSMBSC 2018 Regatta

​The 2018 Burnham On Sea Motor Boat & Sailing Club Regatta took place over the weekends of the 2nd & 3rd and 9th & 10th June. ​ The weather was kind on both weekends and despite lighter winds on the first weekend of racing it proved some sunny conditions which were enjoyed by all out on the water with some 12 boats taking part before returning to the clubhouse for light refreshments and a BBQ. The following weekend saw later in the day racing with afternoon high tides and the winds were stronger with the usual North-Westerly prevailing and providing some challenges. ​ ​ Eventually the overall regatta race winners were Andy & Sue Walker in Merlin followed closely behind by Dave Barrett & Stua

Regatta 2nd & 3rd June 2018 - Race 1 & 2

This years Regatta started with race one on Saturday 2nd June. The conditions whilst moderate were adequate to ensure the race could go ahead albeit the race length was shortened owing mainly to a dying wind. The race started at 08:45 with 6 boats having participated and the course set for MS to No.2 and then Stert. Melody started strongly before getting left behind the pack with Merlin finishing strongly followed by Enchanta and Andy Avons in Waterlilly who had, on his own, a fine first sail of the season. Regatta race two on Sunday 3rd June saw slightly improved conditions and a later start (09:15). A bright warm sunny day with light & variable winds, mainly a North Westerly led to good w

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